Don't lose your points!
Sign up and save them.
Dividing Rational Numbers
Common Core: 6.NS.1 7.NS.3

Dividing Rational Numbers

Author: Graham Pardun
This lesson explains how the multiplicative inverse can be used to divide rational numbers.
See More

Try Our College Algebra Course. For FREE.

Sophia’s self-paced online courses are a great way to save time and money as you earn credits eligible for transfer to over 2,000 colleges and universities.*

Begin Free Trial
No credit card required

28 Sophia partners guarantee credit transfer.

281 Institutions have accepted or given pre-approval for credit transfer.

* The American Council on Education's College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE Credit®) has evaluated and recommended college credit for 25 of Sophia’s online courses. More than 2,000 colleges and universities consider ACE CREDIT recommendations in determining the applicability to their course and degree programs.


Dividing fractions is pretty harmless - you just need to flip the divisor over on its head and turn it into a monster fraction called its MULTIPLICATIVE INVERSE!!

Source: / OCAL